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was an administrator in north carolina and was the national alliance of black school educators superintendent of the year. we have elizabeth celania-fagen -- liz fagen, douglas county superintendent of schools. she was superintendent of tucson unified. a beacon of education reform by arne duncan. david coleman, president of the college board. he co-founded student achievement partners. he was recognized as one of 11 education act of this. he was new school change agent of the year. he has set a high bar. always a mistake. john deasy, los angeles unified superintendent of schools, second largest system in the country. he was deputy director of education for the bill and melinda gates foundation. he is remembered as the hard- charging superintendent of the prince george's county schools. we have joanne weiss, chief of duncan. army duncane she ran the race to the top program, getting that off to a widely heralded start. ceo at the new schools venture fund. let's get this started. lost angeles is wrestling with a number of challenges. there are concerns about the reform. of where does it intersec
of equality in a just society and a rational choice. she also works on ethics and at the -- in education. she is co-editor of the forthcoming collection, occupy the future. he is a graduate of mit and an early participant in occupy washington -- occupy boston. he specializes in web applications and design. a co-founder in danger of some in cambridge. -- actually, just in central square. if he continues to be engaged in outspoken protests, malfeasance, and a finance industry mismanagement. and next is phil thompson. actually, he is on the end. an associate professor. i'm giving their introductions in the order there will speak. he is a professor at the mit department of urban studies. he is an urban planner and political scientist. -- the deputy manager of the new york housing authority. he is a frequent adviser to trade unions and their efforts to work with immigrants and community groups across the united states. he is the author of a double trouble, black mayors, black communities, and the struggle for democracy. if he is writing a book on community building and development since the 1960's
and at the -- in education. she is co-editor of the forthcoming collection, occupy the future. he is a graduate of mit and an early participant in occupy washington -- occupy boston. he specializes in web applications and design. a co-founder in danger of some -- danger awesome in cambridge. -- actually, just in central square. if he continues to be engaged in outspoken protests, malfeasance, and a finance industry mismanagement. and next is phil thompson. actually, he is on the end. an associate professor. i'm giving their introductions in the order there will speak. ey will speak. he is a professor at the mit department of urban studies. he is an urban planner and political scientist. -- the deputy manager of the new york housing authority. he is a frequent adviser to trade unions and their efforts to work with immigrants and community groups across the united states. he is the author of a double trouble, black mayors, black communities, and the struggle for democracy. if he is writing a book on community building and development since the 1960's. finally, chris was awarded a pulitzer prize in 2002
for years of girls education in pakistan. she wants equal rights. she had a blog she spoke out about what was like being a young girl in the swat valley in pakistan, for all of that targeted tore the for the taliban and pulled over her school bus as she was on the way home from school and shot her in the head. miraculously, she survived, thanks to the great work of some pakistan and british doctors. she's now out of the hospital. what's the update on malala and what's next for her? >> she is out of the hospital and her father got a job in britain so her family will remain in britain, where she will be a little bit safer. they will have a little bit of security. but her life, it's going to be an uphill battle trying to protect ser he have from now on because she has become a symbol of freedom to many women in the islamic world and this is why she is he' going to remain a target and a major target by radicals who think it's a medal of honor to kill her and basically put fear in the hearts of the rest of population in the islamic world and who want to pursue education and rebellion. >> in fa
, lizzie was in any conventional sense much better educated having attended both elementary and 40 school, and having herself worked as a teacher for many years. there seemed nothing that this capable woman couldn't do from laying linoleum to explaining mathematics. following the birth of their fourth child, she even helped handle affairs at the mill while skinner was away at england and later she helped run of the mill's boarding house. like many rural housewives she was intimately involved in her husband's business. but what set her apart was the fact that she was the wife of a rich manufacturer. there is no economic reason for her to be absorbing these kinds of responsibilities. she simply took them on, utilizing her amazing genius for organization and develop and. more than a wife to skinner, lizzie was a partner. skinner's first wife had died young, leaving him a way to work with two very small girls but lizzie had raised the girls as their own and given birth to eight more as well. of these 10 children, seven were still living, and adding to skinner's sense of the -- sense of a cong
other southern evangelicals, migrated to california, set up mega-churches, educational institutions and eventually became differently involved in politics. beverly lahaye who is a particular interest of mine in this book, founded a group called concerned women for america which still claims to be the largest women's political organization in the united states. she based her organization on five spiritual principles, the bible, the family, patriotism, the sanctity of marriage, the sanctity of life and she began to litigate, arguing that religious parents should have more control for example over what their children were taught in school, arguing that the era, the equal rights amendment for women was a violation of the fundamental order of things, and winning many of these cases. >> host: did you interview her for your book? >> guest: i did not. she retired about, almost 15 years ago now and lives in california. >> host: somebody would have liked to have talked to? >> guest: i very much would like to talk to her and one of the things that's really important is that an organization lik
do, it is squarely driven by oup. oup oxford is about fundamental education. we often say that we don't exist to make money but we do have to make money to do the things that we exist to do. and that really doesn't form all of the work that we engage in. personally one aspect of what we do at oxford that i particularly enjoyed, and that is the kind of publishing that i think oxford does especially well and is specially important these days is to essentially take the work of scholars who often exist in fairly influenced environment speaking to members of their own discipline-based tribe and try to help them translate their work to a larger audience and that sometimes can be a real challenge. but it goes to the heart of what oxford should be doing which is not publishing works to very small groups of intellectuals, although that is a crucial part of what we do, but also trying to identify works that are broader input and trying to bring those works to people who are interested who did do not reside in the academy. so i think the subtitle of the session today is the publishing world toda
on transparency of the public sources. it means fighting for justice in terms of education for the population so that they can work with determination to make their contribution to rebuilding their respective economies. the success knows no frontiers. and my officers will be dedicated, not only to getting haitians into the schools, to keeping up the fight against corruption, to establishing a rule of law, and my hope and trust is that the results will come. within less than two years, more than a million children have been left by the wayside now have free access to education. without any effort other than what has come from our treasury. already the effort for reconstruction is paying off with more than 1 million homeless people finding accommodation. and part of this, these benefits, come from the money, from you, the taxpayer's. and i say to them, all of our gratitude, to ensure that their solidarity has not been wasted. those who are most vulnerable are the ones who benefit the most. we wish well a country based on rule of law, and it is taking shape in front of our eyes, but yet the institu
ties of trade and commerce, development of education, opportunities for all afghans, men and women, boys and girls. this sends a clear message to afghans and to the region, as afghans stand up they will not stand alone. the united states and the world stands with them. now, let me close by saying that this continues to be a very difficult mission. our forces continue to serve and make tremendous sacrifices every day. the afghan people make significant sacrifices every day. afghan forces still need to grow strong. we remain vigilant against insider attacks. lasting peace and security will require governments and development that delivers for the afghan people and an end to safe havens for al-qaeda and its ilk. all of this will continue to be our work. but make no mistake, our path is clear and we are moving forward. every day more afghans are stepping up and taking responsibility for their own security. as they do, our troops will come home. and next year, this long war will come to a responsible end. president karzai, i thank you and your delegation for the progress we've made toge
as enthusist, then became a collector, then became an educator through a website called rag and through the book. the story how i discovered historical newspaper happened about five years ago. my wife and i took our first family vacation to georgia lee that, illinois, which is a koa koa city mississippi town. i found a rare book shelf and found a book full of newspaper. it was april 21st, 1865 "new york times" i was reading the about the lincoln's csh that triggered an intense passion for history i had never had. for the next five years it became a journey of meticulous of collecting of newspaper. i'm tucked away in the midwest. i don't have convenient ak is eases to a lot of the wonderful archives on the east coast. i don't have access a lot of the originals that are found in the library and institution across the country. i made a point to collect them. much like my other historical collectible. they are available for sale or purchase. if any has seen "american pickers" i would say it's like that. i would say i'm like that more along the license of historic documents a
. >> the main purpose would always be education. no matter how good they are, a small percentage are going to make it to the pros. and a small percentage of those are going to make it as stars. >> reporter: those are two of the 10,000 interviews spanning 25 years just acquired by the library of congress. the tapes from the national radio program "sports byline usa" are being converted to digital files to be shared with the public. >> i believe the earliest is from 1988. >> reporter: gene jianna the collections courier, says it takes you inside the thoughts of the heroes like mickey mantle. mantle threatened to quit. he said, i'm taking you home. he said you can go back and work in the mines with me. he said, i thought i raised a man. you're nothing but a coward. >> when you read somebody's words, that's fine. but when you hear them speak and you hear mickey's oklahoma twang and his youthful exuberance when he's talking about the game i think it has more impact. >> reporter: many of those heard on the tapes are now gone. smokin' joe frazier reflects on his heavyweight cham
this house, you walked him through the process. a >> that's right, educate aboutss the closing process, the application process. >> reporter: andy schnegenberger u showed us another neighborhood reynoldstown. it was first settled by freed slaved after the civil war.s today, working class families want to move in. schnegenberger directs non- profit groups like resources for communities, which guide first- time buyers through the mortgage process. the folks that you typically deal with, give me a sense of who they are? >> so our member organizations work with families that are typically low- to moderate- income, you know, annual incomes of $30,000 to $50,000 to $60,000 a year. >> reporter: the new rules are designed it to protect them from risky loans and the banks from borrowers taking a loan they cannot afford. they cap total debt payments at no more than 43% of a borrower's income; mandate a consumer's financial records be verified; ban interest-only loans and limit large payments calledo balloons due at the end of a loan. but schnegenberger is also worried regulators could tinker wit
to physical education classes in school. children use more energy when it came to going to p.e. class. >>> your eyes are the key to being trusted. that's according to a new survey that says people with brown eyes are considered much more trustworthy than those with blue eyes. people also said men with bigger mouths and larger chins -- jay leno -- were more trust worthy than men with narrow faces. >>> trust may soon be a major issue for hundreds of students attending a local training school. they may be in for the shock of their lives later this morning. coming up at 5:05, the school which crushed the dreams of thousands of students. >>> it is 4:53. time for the question of the morning. this is funny. >> according to men's health magazine, 25 % of men say they do this when they have a bad day, whether they have blue eyes or brown eyes. they a, lift weights, go running, b, break something, or c, talk to their significant other. right. >> i used to break something but i've grown out of that. go to our facebook fan page. weigh in. >> notice it wasn't talking to a significant other. >> we'
may at a time could be greater design education in anything it done before or since. they specialize in downtown someone higher to make a downtown plan elected and if there with my family, preferably for a month. there's many reasons to pursue a city where you plan it. first it's more efficient in terms of travel and meetings, something that can become expensive. second to get to know a place to memorize every building, street and block. it gives you the chance to get familiar with locals over coffee, dinner some people's homes, drinks the neighborhood's pads and chance encounters on the street. these non-meeting meeting for most of the real intelligence could collect it. these are all great reasons, but the main reason to spend time in the city is the place for the citizen. shuttling between a hotel and meeting facilities and other citizens do. the tickets of school, drop by dry cleaners, step out for lunch, hit the gym or pick up groceries, get them some song and considered even sure after dampier. friends who take enough for a night on the main square. these are among the normal t
. i believe we can find more places to cut spending without shortchanging things like education, research, and technology, all of which are critical to our prosperity in the 21st century economy. spending cuts must be balanced with more reforms to our tax code. the wealthiest individuals and the biggest corporations should not be able to take advantage of loopholes and deductions that are not available for most americans. one thing i will not compromise over is whether or not congress should pay the tab they have racked up. if congress refuses to give united states the ability to pay its bills on time, consequences for the entire global economy could be catastrophic. the last of congress threatened this course of action, our entire economy suffered. i congratulate the newly sworn in members of congress. i look forward to working with the new congress and a bipartisan way. if we focus on the interests of our country above the interests of the party, am convinced we can cut spending and raise revenue in a manner that reduces our deficit and protect the middle class. and we can ste
figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. [ male announcer ] when diarrhea hits, kaopectate stops it fast. powerful liquid relief speeds to the source. fast! [ male announcer ] stop the uh-oh fast with kaopectate. >>> welcome back. 47 past the hour. let's get you up-to-date with our top stories. >> obama administration and nra are one day away from a gun control showdown. >>> rush limbaugh is speaking out against what he calls a liberal attempt to normalize pedophilia. the conservative radio host says it could be the next step for those who support gay marriage. >> there is a movement on to normalize pedophilia and i guarantee you your reaction to that is probably much the same when you first heard about gay marriage. what has happened to gay marriage? it's become normal and in fact with certain people in certain demographics, it's the most important issue in terms of who they vote for. >> limbaugh cited a column that quot
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and here is a look at sprint down, not much just down a little bit. the for-profit education company apollo continues to report declining enrollment, not good, the stock is down. big name you know, unexpected profits at wd-40, up. and more money processing global payments, that's up nicely, and the datea storage company expecs more in the future, it's up quite nicely, too. microsoft sold 60 million licenses for windows operating system, in the last week. i own microsoft, it's up 9 cents. the dow industrials up 50 points as we speak. i've got more proof that a government will tax you no matter what you do. buy a fuel efficient car, try to save gas and help the environment and they'll still tax you. you really can't make this stuff up. we'll deal with it next and look at this quote. [ male announcer ] at scottrade, we believe the more you know, the better you trade. so we have ongoing webinars and interactive learning, plus, in-branch seminars at over 500 locations, where our dedicated support teams help you know more so your money can do more. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are
: coming up next, an outrageous education that legal gun owners are like convicted sex offenders and should register. >> now al gore and we'll be right back. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lin grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. >>. >> bill: it's hard to believe but the former public advocate of new york city mark green compare americans that legally own guns to sex offenders. >> if we have a megyn's law because i think everyone might agree if you are convicted child molester a neighbor might want to know that because in your home safe but maybe they can hurt someone else. there is a spillover effect. same thing with guns. >> bill: here now to react, our cor
. >> we were educating, letting people know they can come up and talk to us. we're very friendly, said hi to people. we let people know that guns are not bad things. ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. make it worth watcng. introducing the 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juice. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. is a fantastic experience. 30 shrimp for $11.99. i can't imagine anything better. you're getting a ton of shrimp, and it tastes really good! [ male announcer ] hurry in to red lobster's 30 shrimp for just $11.99! choose any two of five savory shrimp selections, like mango jalapeÑo shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. two delicious shrimp selections on one plate! all with salad and unlimited cheddar bay biscuits. 30 shrimp, just $11.99 for a limited time. wow, that's a lot of shrimp. i'm ryon stewart, i'm the ultimate shrimp lover, and i sea fo
that gained national attention. the town's board of education said it's encouraging students with information to come forward. the district is also expanding the program to raise awareness of sexual a harassment, date rape and other issues. >>> and the fda asking makers of am by enand other similar sleeping pills to lower the recommendations dosage of their drug. new research shows blood levels in some patients may be high enough the morning after taking the drugs to cause impairment in certain activities including driving. fda says women run a higher risk because the bodies process the drug slower. >>> 85th annual oscar nominations are out and "lincoln" takes the lead with 12 nods. and the film about the hunt for osama bin laden "zero dark thirty" made for the nomination. and "argo" nominated for beth film but not best director. joining me is mark malkin senior editor at e. thank you for your time. >> good to be here. >> start off with "lincoln." 12 nominations. >> did not surprise me at all. as soon as we heard that steven spielberg was going to be making it with daniel day-lewis, we knew i
and bear arms. advancing the shooting sports. championing gun safety, education and training. creating a vital legacy by answering freedom's call. and we are growing stronger every day. we are the n.r.a. and the n.r.a. is you. host: that is from the n.r.a. two stories you can find online and front page of the leading newspapers. "new york times" looking at symbols of grief piling up. from the "washington post" broad strategy on guns being weighed far beyond the ban on assault weapons. they are on their websites. we will continue the conversation on the agenda ahead as lawmakers return the start of the 113th congress. president back in washington later t today. later, looking at just what members of congress earn, pensions and salary. we will have more with daniel shuman of the sunlight foundation. keeping track of other programs. good morning, nancy. >> good morning, steve. on today's shows the fallout from the fiscal cliff a look at the second term in office. all five re-air on c-span radio with nbc's "meet the press." today's the guests include mitch mcconnell, former republican sena
obama asked for the background check after the mass shooting of 20 students and six educators in newtown, connecticut, last month. biden met with the nra. the group opposes gun control efforts. vice president buy den will meet with representatives of the -- biden will meet with the representatives of the video game association friday. >> the nra released a statement saying, "we are disappointed with how little this meeting when to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the second amountment." >>> president obama named jack lew for budget secretary. some republicans are skeptical say the lew was less than honest about president obama's budget and its effects on the nation's debt. >>> the district is joining 18 states that have approved medical marijuana. in march those identified by the department of health will be able to buy up to 2 ounces of pot a month. here's fox 5's beth parker with our first glimpse into one of the dispensaries. >> reporter: it looks like a typical high end office, but you'll notice a lot of cameras around here, seriou
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put them in situations where they should not be. and instead, cut out education or housing. those things trouble me deeply. and literally as i sat there in the caucus and learned what the decisions will be. as you said, extraordinarily important decisions crammed into a three-month period. delay wouldn't be an option because you have these new deadlines. and i really felt i wanted to insist to be there, because i deeply care. >> i would hate to send somebody in the job who has not been in to discuss of chain ed cpi, not at a time like this. thank you very much for joining me tonight. >> thank you, lawrence. >> we'll be back with more right after this. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta
, the medical and mental and health communities, educators and gun safety advocates among others and here is what he's talking about. here he is. >> there's a surprising, so far, a surprising recurrence of suggestions that we have universal background checks. not just close the gun show loophole, but total universal background checks, including private sales. there's also a good deal of talk about gun safety and what responsibility goes along with gun ownership. i have never quite heard as much talk about the need to do something about high capacity magazines as i have heard spontaneously from every group that we've met with so far. >> governor malloy, he's speaking your language there it sounds like. >> well, he is. in fact, i spent about 45 minutes on the phone with the vice president and a few other governors yesterday, and i don't want to go into the details of it, although some of the details you have just played are what he's talking about. there is more agreement on this amongst americans. when you said you want gun control, it gets confusing. when you say should we limit high capa
where they should not be. and instead, cut out education or housing. those things trouble me deeply. and literally as i sat there in the caucus and learned what the decisions will be. as you said, extraordinarily important decisions crammed into a three-month period. delay wouldn't be an option because you have these new deadlines. and i really felt i wanted to insist to be there, because i deeply care. >> i would hate to send somebody in the job who has not been in to discuss of chained cpi, not at a time like this. thank you very much for joining me tonight. >> thank you, lawrence. >> we'll be back with more right after this. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. is bigger than we think ... sometimelike the flu.fer from with aches, fever and chills- the flu's a really big deal. so why treat it like it's a little cold? there's something that works differently than over-the-counter remedies. prescription tamiflu attacks the flu virus
where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] take the special k challenge. lose up to six pounds in two weeks. with the cereal you love... and so much more. what will you gain when you lose? >>> they've got it all, money, power, cars, planes, what they don't have is a toul soul mate. leave it to patty stanger, two wealthy clients hand-picked. while patty, they may be successful in business. when it comes to love, they need a little help and that's where patty comes in. good morning. >> good morning to you, too. >> for people who haven't seen the show, you are very honest what women are looking for, not love or companionship, money. >> people looking for relationships. at the end of the day, it's various degrees. most of the guys want "the one" and most want "the one" and gay millionaires, too, want to get off the date iing scene. we don't have gold diggers. i didn't think you were going to go there. you slthrew me. gold diggers we don't have. we
in crucial areas like education, technology, science, and energy." what's on the table for cuts? no social security, no medicare, the major drivers of benefits, but are the drivers of debt and deficit. what's on the table for spending cuts? >> guest: okay. there's a lot of questions there. >> host: right. >> guest: first of all, you know, the major drivers of the current deficits are two things. tax cuts for the wealthy and wars in iraq and afghanistan. this has been well documented by economists. let's not pretend like grandmother is responsible for the deficits. she's not. i promise you. yeah, you know, what would define a spending cut, again, cutting the amount of money that would pay for prescription drugs. getting the same drugs for $130 billion cheaper by untying medicare and medicaid's hands and lay low them to negotiation. that's a cut to save money, impacting the big guy, not the little guy. you know, if we sub subsidize ie name of family farmers, agriculture corporations. we, warn in the campaign talk about a balanced, and the rich on the revenue side, and increase the revenue si
it is that difficult to talk to people, educate people, and remind them that the two-party dynamic is within the party, the way the decisions are made and leaders are promoted. >> you look like you were about to jump in. >> my starting point is where people are. it may be that labor is a spent force and that civil-rights organizations are spent forces and the community-based organizations are narrow minded and too anxious to just get a foundation grant for government low-income tax credit to build five units of housing and it will not change the system, but that is where people are. for the last four years i have been working with the building insurance, the widest part of the labor movement. i have been working with them to try and get a young black and latino kids of color into the building trade so that they can become the green work force of the future. the building trade, conservative as they are, operates 1200 job training centers in the construction trade and is the second-largest mechanism outside the navy. guess what? they are actually in a coalition with youth bills, with many other organiza
california, the ranking member of the committee on education. >> the gentleman is recognized. >> i thank the gentlewoman for recognition. i rise in favor of the motion to commit i will be offering with mr. cliburn before the house later today so that we can take the small but very important step to provide the right of every american to vote. i was appalled in the past election by widespread reports across the country of voters forced to wait an hours-long line simply to exercise one of our most fundamental rights, the right to vote. even in some states with early voting, they were forced to choose between waiting for hours or missing work and taking care of their children to cast their vote, or giving up their right to vote altogether. some precincts with the miami, hundreds of voters stood in line for hours, past the closing time of the polls. even after president obama declared -- was declared the winner of the election. it offends our basic values that americans would be denied the right to vote because of last-minute illness or change in the work schedule or any to pick up a child f
of education and specialization, those tend to be going begging. there are opportunities there. it takes a lot of schooling an effort to get yourself where you're in position to take those jobs. -- and effort to get yourself where you're in a position to take those jobs. if you want to be a waitress, you can probably find a job. if you want to be a brain surgeon, you can probably find a job. if you want to be an aircraft mechanic making $38 an hour, that can be a lot tougher. there is one thing that is helping with that, this energy resurgence. we're seeing an awful lot of energy jobs being created because of this process the people referred to as a fracking. and conventional means of extracting oil and gas. -- unconvential means of extracting oil and gas. another area that is doing pretty well is spinoffs from agriculture. if we have a somewhat normal year in terms of whetheather ths agricultureverage purchase o sector. there are some points of hope within that structure is generally true that the low- paying jobs -- structure. it is generally true that low- paying jobs and high-paying jobs a
the cuts in education and investments and innovation which i think are a false economy because they do reduce the possibility for growth rather than increase it. so i don't hear -- none of us is saying we are not going to talk about spending cuts. >> typically they are indicating now that they still want larger than any ever debt limit increase. >> i think that is a complete manifestation of the philosophy that is at work on the republican side. if you do not believe in the public role, if you do not heed the call of president washington that a political party shouldn't be at war with our own government, then you would disagree with what the republicans are doing. every day if you see the ryan budget that they deemed passed yesterday, passed on the floor yesterday, it practically directs that all of the things the public role plays a part in clean air, clean water, public safety, public education, public transportation, public housing, public health, medicaid, social security. so if you think there should be more spending than reaching the debt limit, if you do that a couple of times,
snapping magical approach to politics. politics is a continuous process of education. chris christie's job right now if he is going to be a serious figure and not just a local one, he has to reshape the party. long ago, a german social science named max vaper, said, politics is the art of drilling through very hard, thick boards. he has to convince, persuade and lead. it is ease why i to criticize and easy to fight. you can get a lot of publicity that way. change requires persuasion. he has three years to do that. >> david fromm, jason johnson, thanks for the interesting conversation this morning. >>> her name might be a little hard to pronounce but audiences have no trouble seeing the charm in her performance. >>> one day, the storms going to blow, the ground's going to sink and the water is going to rise up so high there ain't going to be no bathtub, just a whole bunch of water. >>> the youngest person ever to be nominated for best actress. we'll have more on her surprising nomination coming up. >>> it is almost time for the glitz, the glamour, the loser saying it is just an honor to be
the poison got into his system. >>> two oregon men chose an odd way to educate people about legally carrying weapons as they claim was their goal. they hoped people would engage them in conversation. instead, frightened residents in portland called 911 when they saw assault weapons strapped to their backs. despite the panic, the men really didn't break the law. they are licensed to carry the weapons. >>> the little film that could, and she's the little actress that did. 9-year-old quvenzhane wallis was nominated for her role as hush puppy in "beasts of the southern wild." young youngest best actress nominee ever. she told us her reaction when she got the good news. >> in the hotel room, half asleep, saw my name just rolling down like this. and on the inside i was excited, and just sitting there, boom! i hear stuff just speaking about the film, you, me, stuff like that. >> how sweet is she? "beast of the southern wilds" received four oscar nominations in all. one for best picture and one for its director as well. >> a lot of buzz about that movie. >> such a perfect 9-year-old reaction. there
the public school system has taken top honors. looks at the education policies and student achievement. received a b plus in the assessment. trailing maryland was massachusetts, new york and virginia which all received a b rating. dc schools were given a grade of c minus ranking 45th in the nation. >> robert griffin iii will stay in florida while he recovers from knee surgery. yesterday doctors repaired his torn lcl and performed a redo of previous acl operation. lasted about five hours. recovery time is expected to be 6 to 8 months. it was performed by dr. james andrews. he said quote this is everybody's hope and believe that due to his high motivation he will be ready for the 2013 season. speaking of the redskins, today mayor gray will settle his bet. if you happen to be driving by the wilson building, don't be surprised to see seattle's flag. >> that's seattle in the state of washington. >> it's not our flag. >> that's the bottom line. >> the fight to free dozens of whales. still ahead, the frantic rescue effort happening right now. >> the presidential inauguration might look like a
morning. i am stan stovall. 45th year in a row, "education week" magazine has named maryland the number one school in the nation. maryland received an overall grade of b-+. the state landed in a in several categories, for early childhood, college readiness policies, and work force policies. school officials say they are committed to but maintaining that top spot in a nation. lots of problems this morning. >> we just got word of a problem, as expected, on the outer loop of perring parkway. offender pender off to the right shoulder. it did not take long for that back to develop. here is what it looks like a perring parkway. prior to that, approaching belair road to perring parkway, you will be sitting in jammed conditions. another one on southbound ritchie highway. if you are on 99, shot down from one stock to bethany lane -- from one stock to bethany lane. so far so good southbound at mount carmel. >> a little chilly to start off the day. 46 downtown, 30 said the airport. 34 in parkton. the ots in chestertown and even easton. -- 30's in chestertown and even easton. by lunchtime, 463 afte
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